Dove Sound Recordings Saint Paul MN

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Saint Paul, MN. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to dove sound recordings, dove song recordings, and dove bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting doves, dove feeders, dove types, and dove descriptions.

Whatnot Crafters & Hobbies
(763) 502-2348
6538 University Ave Ne
Fridley, MN
 
Scale Model Supplies
(651) 646-7781
458 N. Lexington Parkway
Saint Paul, MN
 
Marbles - The Brain Store
(801) 557-8736
333 Rosedale Center
Roseville, MN
 
HobbyTown USA
(651) 702-0355
7065 10th Street North
Oakdale, MN
 
Hobby Junction
(612) 687-0975
1340 Duckwood Drive
Eagan, MN
 
Hub Hobby Center
(651) 490-1675
82 Minnesota Ave
Little Canada, MN
 
Choo Choo Bob's Train Store
(651) 646-5252
2050 Marshall Avenue
St Paul, MN
 
Central Hobbies
(651) 457-4740
401 15th Ave N
South St Paul, MN
 
Becker's Model Railroad Supply
(651) 635-9480
2166 Silver Lake Road
New Brighton, MN
 
Hobby Warehouse, Inc
(612) 861-5587
7144 Chicago Avenue S
Richfield, MN
 

Mourning Dove

Zenaida macroura L 12 ½ " WS 18" WT 4.2 OZ (120g)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a mourning dove.

A long, tapered tail enhances the slender profile of this cool brown and pinkish dove. An irregular smattering of black spots dots the coverts and secondary wing feathers. Males usually are bluer on the crown and nape than females but there is some overlap. Breeding pairs can sometimes be sexed by plumage, but in larger flocks it is not reliable and young males are inseparable from females. Feet are bright reddish pink; the flesh around the eye is turquoise.

Mourning doves occupy most habitats in North America and have been found nesting to 10,000 feet in western mountains. Although they stay in pairs during the nesting season, they travel in flocks of a dozen to several hundred during other seasons. Immatures begin flocking together in summer, and adults join these flocks as they finish breeding. Flocks move between agricultural fields, where waste grain and weed seeds abound, but often frequent suburban yards and especially feeding stations. There is a large general migratory movement southward in autumn, but many birds are resident throughout the winter even in the northern plains states and southern Canada.

The male's song is a low, mournful oooah, ooh, ooh, ooh , easily imitated by whistling through cupped hands. Females may coo softly in reply. The alarm call is a rough Whoo!

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Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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